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Ecdysis

Becoming

By Kelli Sheckler-AmsdenPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
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Ecdysis
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shedding my skin

changing my ways

renewing my grin

setting my pace

*

sloughing the layers

encouraging growth

silencing nay sayers

taking control.

*

accept adaptation

escape dormmate stage

a stanch negotiation

by the turning a page

*

manifest healing

tend the scars on my skin

replace the old, peeling

so regrowth begins

*

turning the soil

planting the seeds

pruning the foilage

developing me

*

granting forgiveness

evaluating my goals

showing some kindness

mending the holes

*

beginning to like me

that face in the mirror

choosing to believe

there’s a reason Im here

*

taking this moment

making it mine

learning to own it

cherishing the time

*

swinging, though, hit or miss

striving for success

embracing the ecdysis

realizing true happiness

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Kelli Sheckler-Amsden

Telling stories my heart needs to tell <3 life is a journey, not a competition

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  • Mark Graham3 months ago

    Quite interesting for I think we all learn about ourselves in our own ways.

  • Oooo, I'm waiting for my ecdysis to begin! Such a powerful poem!

  • Ridding oneself of the old baggage, embracing & enjoying all that is fresh & new, priceless.

  • Naveed 3 months ago

    Fantastic poem!

  • Cathy holmes3 months ago

    beautiful and inspirational. Well done, my friend.

  • Joe Patterson3 months ago

    Beautiful.

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